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You’ve probably landed here because you’re looking for casual spring family photo outfits. In particular, a much requested favorite: women’s pants for photoshoots. You’re in luck! While I write often about my favorite dresses for family photo sessions, I’ve had so many requests to include women’s pants options that I thought I’d write a quick […]

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If you’re struggling to figure out what to wear for maternity photos this spring, today’s post is for you! One of the things I’ve been busy with in the off season has been adding new pieces to The Client Closet and updating the links for client style boards. Every booked SSP client gets a personalized […]

what to wear for spring maternity family photos light tans and browns

If you’re anything like me, finding something to wear for your photo session can be a little overwhelming. I go through my closet first, usually, and everything is your standard mom-wear: t-shirts, shorts, and jeans. But I think portrait sessions are really a great time to dress up a little bit! A swishy dress adds […]

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Oh friends, this session! The adorable family. The light. The dog. The swishy dress. The perfect little cheeks on the baby. I can’t even. Megan contacted me for a light and airy family photo session and I loved working with her on all the details to make that happen! We chose a field in summertime […]

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of light, bright, airy photos!  And you know what?  I love them like that ALL YEAR ROUND!  I may live in the rainy PNW, but something about a warm, bright photo just feels like HOME!  When I coach my clients through what to wear for the photo session, […]

What to Wear for Light and Airy Fall Photos mustard oatmeal and maroon

I love when a client contacts me with a vision for their photos that is totally in line with my style!  Alaina contacted me to schedule a relaxed, light and airy family photo session in a summer field and I was ALL about that!  Alaina helped that vision come to life with her family’s outfit […]

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If you’re like me, when you shop for regular clothes you probably hit Target, Old Navy, Gap, Loft…the usuals!  I might pop over to Anthropologie or Nordstrom’s for something nicer, and if I’m searching for something specific I hop onto Amazon.  BUT, dresses for pictures?  Well, those need to be a little special. I’ve searched […]

Portland family photographer

It’s SPRING!  Which means it’s time to figure out what to wear for spring photos!  I’m kind of loving making these What to Wear posts, friends!  I get to “shop” and put together everyone’s outfits.  I hope these are helpful posts for you! Today I’m sharing an Easter-inspired What to Wear board for family portraits.  […]

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It’s that time again!  As we get into spring portrait season, it’s time to start making decisions on what to wear for your family pictures or engagement session in the SPRINGTIME! If you’re looking for inspiration on spring family picture outfits, I created this guide for you. You can shop through some of my Amazon […]

neutral outfits with oatmeal, blush, and olive for spring family picture outfit inspiration

NOTE: This post has really taken off since I first wrote it a few years ago! I appreciate all the Pinterest love! I’ve updated this post with a few new outfit ideas and links for 2022–keep pinning!   Dropping in here in the midst of family photo season to offer some HELP!  We recently had […]

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